PRESCRIBED CLASS OF A VEHICLE
2.5 (1) For the purpose of determining the prescribed class of a vehicle, any wheelchair location is considered to be equivalent to four locations for the purpose of determining the designated seating capacity if
(a) the vehicle was designed to have a designated seating capacity of more than 10; and
(b) any of the intended designated seating positions are replaced by a wheelchair location.
(2) For the purpose of determining the prescribed class of a vehicle resulting from the alteration of a bus by the replacement of any designated seating position with a wheelchair location, the location may, at the option of the manufacturer, be considered to be equivalent to four locations for the purpose of determining the designated seating capacity.
- SOR/2011-264, s. 2.
NATIONAL SAFETY MARKS
3. Any company that intends to apply a national safety mark to a vehicle shall apply to the Minister to obtain an authorization in the form set out in Schedule II.
- SOR/79-491, s. 1;
- SOR/82-482, s. 2;
- SOR/95-147, s. 2.
PRESCRIBED CLASSES OF VEHICLES
4. (1) The classes of vehicles set out in Schedule III are prescribed as classes of vehicles in respect of which these Regulations apply.
(1.1) An incomplete vehicle is prescribed as a class of vehicle in respect of which these Regulations apply.
(2) The prescribed classes referred to in subsections (1) and (1.1) do not include a vehicle that was manufactured 15 years or more before the date of its importation into Canada, except for a bus.
- SOR/82-482, s. 3;
- SOR/88-268, s. 2;
- SOR/95-147, s. 2;
- SOR/2002-55, s. 2.
SAFETY AND EMISSION REQUIREMENTS
5. (1) Each requirement set out in Schedules IV to VI is prescribed as a Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standard for vehicles of prescribed classes.
(2) Subject to subsection (2.1), every vehicle of a prescribed class that is a completed vehicle shall conform to
(a) each standard referred to by number in column I of Schedule III, opposite which there is set out the letter “X” in the subcolumn designating that class or subclass of vehicle.
(b) [Repealed, SOR/2003-2, s. 46]
(2.1) [Repealed, SOR/2003-2, s. 46]
(3) Every incomplete vehicle shall conform to each standard set out in Schedules IV, V.1 and VI for completed vehicles to the extent that the standard governs the components that are fitted on the incomplete vehicle.
- SOR/95-147, s. 2;
- SOR/97-376, s. 2;
- SOR/2002-55, s. 3;
- SOR/2003-2, s. 46;
- SOR/2003-272, s. 3.
5.1 (1) Notwithstanding section 4 of the Act, a manufacturer may ship from one province to another, or deliver to any person for the purpose of so shipping, a vehicle of a prescribed class manufactured in Canada that does not bear the national safety mark if
(a) the manufacturer files with the Minister a declaration, signed by that person or that person’s duly authorized representative, setting out the information referred to in subsection (2);
(b) the vehicle is being shipped or delivered for the purpose of exhibition, demonstration, evaluation or testing; and
(c) the vehicle is destroyed or returned to the province of origin within one year.
(2) A declaration made pursuant to subsection (1) shall set out the following information:
(a) the name and address of the manufacturer of the vehicle;
(b) the month and year the vehicle was manufactured;
(c) the class, make, model and vehicle identification number of the vehicle;
(d) the use to be made of the vehicle;
(e) the estimated period of time the vehicle will be used on public roads;
(f) whether the vehicle will be destroyed or returned to the province of origin after completion of the purpose for which it was shipped or delivered; and
(g) the date the vehicle will be destroyed or returned to the province of origin.
(3) The declarations made in accordance with subsection (2)
(a) shall be filed prior to shipping or delivering the vehicle; or
(b) in the case of a company whose world production of vehicles is 2,500 or more a year, may be filed with the Minister quarterly.
- SOR/95-494, s. 1.
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